France Covid: Vaccinations mandatory for all health workers

Amid a surge in cases, President Emmanuel Macron announces new measures to combat Covid. Source link

Compulsory vaccinations for care home staff in England backed by MPs

At the time, it said 47% of English care homes for older people had more than a fifth of staff yet to take up the vaccine, despite staff at all eligible care homes having been offered vaccines, with the vast majority of homes having had repeat visits by vaccine teams. Source link

Philippines: Duterte reappears in public after ill health rumours

The Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has denied having a health condition preventing him from running the country. He has emerged after weeks of being … source

Racial Disparities Persist in Vaccinations, CDC Data Shows

Easing Fears in Hispanic Communities Some states are reporting higher vaccination rates among Hispanics than white and Black residents, which Bibbins-Domingo said fits with surveys showing high enthusiasm for vaccination among Hispanics. It also indicates that some of the reported barriers may have been addressed more effectively in those states, she said.… Continue reading Racial Disparities Persist in Vaccinations, CDC Data Shows

As Vaccinations Rise, Hospitals Ease Restrictions on Visitors

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Virginia Terrell knew she wouldn’t be allowed visitors after she checked into the hospital with COVID-19 late last month, but being braced for that reality didn’t make her week-and-a-half stay any easier. “You get pretty lonely,” said Terrell, 59, who was treated at… Continue reading As Vaccinations Rise, Hospitals Ease Restrictions on Visitors

Can Vaccinations Stop COVID Transmission?

                                         Participants in the CU Boulder study         “We’ve received numerous emails that we’re working through to get them started. It’s been really nice to see because they’re really interested in doing… Continue reading Can Vaccinations Stop COVID Transmission?

Covid-19: Record day for UK with 711,156 vaccinations given

More than 26.8 million first and 2.1 million second doses have now been given in the UK since December. Source link

NIH Director: Politics Have ‘Nothing To Do’ with COVID-19 Vaccine Approval | MSNBC

MSNBC delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis of politics headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives. Find video clips and segments from … source

U.S. Flu Vaccinations Hit New Record High This Season

MONDAY, March 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) — While many Americans await their turn for the COVID vaccine, a potentially record-setting number have already had their flu shot. That’s the key finding in a nationwide poll of more conducted in December by the University of Georgia, involving more than 1,000 adults . In all, 43.5%… Continue reading U.S. Flu Vaccinations Hit New Record High This Season

$52 Million Campaign to Push COVID Vaccinations

Feb. 25, 2021 — The Ad Council and COVID Collaborative launched a campaign on Thursday to encourage Americans to get a COVID-19 vaccine when one is available for them, marking one of the largest public education efforts in the U.S. More than 300 major brands, media companies, community-based groups, faith leaders and medical experts… Continue reading $52 Million Campaign to Push COVID Vaccinations